Cian McNamara won the Premium Golf Brands Order of Merit on Monday as the Munster PGA winter series drew to a close. The Morgan O’Donovan Perpetual Trophy hosted by Monkstown marked the final event in the weather affected winter series. McNamara finished in third place on day but that was enough to pip his friend David Ryan for the title. McNamara won earlier this year in Adare, on the day that the course closed before a major redevelopment project got underway. He placed in Castlemartyr, Monkstown and Fota Island to stay on top of the leaderboard. The PGB Order of Merit Continue reading
Douglas Senior Scratch Cup 2016 – Sponsored by Kieran Canty Financial Services
St Colman’s Fermoy put their name on the golfing map yesterday when they won the Irish Schools Junior Championships in Athlone. St Colman’s won the title with two shot margin over the other three finalists and they took home the coveted green pennant.
It was Colman’s first time to win the title. More details to follow.
Munster champions Mallow had an impressive 4-1 win over Mahon in their first round match which was played at Monkstown on Sunday. They will go on to face Youghal in the second round.
Munster finalists Kinsale had a busy weekend. They were in Muskerry on Friday and they beat Douglas 4-1. They were back in Muskerry on Continue reading
Patrician Academy Mallow had an agonising defeat in the final of the Irish Schools Senior Championship today. The finals were hosted in Athlone Golf Club and Mallow had beaten Scoil na mBraithre, Kilkenny in their morning semi-final Continue reading
Congrats to David Higgins who won the Morgan O’Donovan Perpetual Trophy in Monkstown today. The Waterville golfer shot an amazing 62 to win the title by 6 shots. David Ryan was second and Cian McNamara took third place.
Monkstown was in great condition today, with the greens in particular Continue reading
Warrenpoint’s Colm Campbell carded his third consecutive 71 to win the EMC Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup this afternoon. Campbell was the only player to have three scores in the red and his form will no doubt be a boost to his season ahead. Andrew McCormack was second, two shots adrift (215) and Robin Dawson was third on 217. Mallow’s Ian Spillane was the best of the local talent, he took 4th place with the Continue reading
Pictures from the back nine and the presentation: Continue reading
Pictures from the early play at Lee Valley: Continue reading
Blue skies and sunshine greeted the golfers in Lee Valley this morning for the final round of the EMC Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup. 31 golfers made yesterday’s cut which fell at 152 John Murphy (Kinsale) and Shane Hogan (Nenagh) got Continue reading